What is "fake news," and how do I know which headlines to trust?

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"Fake News" is deliberately misleading information that is presented as factual news in print, broadcast or online social media, such as Facebook. Fake news is used to deceive readers, influence politics, undermine the credibility of people or agencies, promote rumors or opinions, generate advertising revenue or provide satirical or humorous interpretations of real stories. Check out our full guide on Identifying Fakes News. 

  • Last Updated May 12, 2022
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  • Answered By Yvonne Reed

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